Greg Baum In an alternative universe, in which vigilance against drugs in sport wasn't so wound up in an ever-growing ball of well-meaning but impenetrable red tape, another Ryan Crowley case unfolds.
Greg Baum Next Thursday, it will be two years since the Essendon drugs scandal first burst into public view.
Greg Baum Bottom line, James Hird is trying to get off on an elaborate technicality.
Greg Baum Looking back three years later, the everyplayer found it hard to say when, how - or if - it had all gone wrong.
Greg Baum Essendon players want their cases heard because they desperately want to relieve the burdens they have carried for 21 months.
Greg Baum The western hemisphere's most infamous instance of slavery was practised in the United States throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
Greg Baum Mid-way through 1980, North Melbourne's Stephen Icke did a double take as he parked his car at VFL Park for a game against Hawthorn. In the next bay was Russell Greene, a mate who played for St Kilda.
Greg Baum It amuses John Worsfold still to remember the sound of Phil Walsh's voice in an adjacent office at West Coast, on the phone in tongue-twisting conversation with his Japanese tutor.
Greg Baum Hawthorn was blockaded in Sydney's half. The game plan called for it to hold its nerve and thread its way out, but it wasn't working.
Greg Baum So, charged to get to the bottom of the first great drugs-in-sport crisis in Australian history, ASADA's solution is a sweetheart deal? For the 17 Cronulla players, suspensions backdated so far that...
Greg Baum To add another twist to a season of tribunal adventure and misadventure, North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey pleaded half-guilty to misconduct.
Greg Baum Geelong’s sighs of relief and Carlton’s boos echoed through the Etihad chamber at the final siren, but the feature of this game that might resound furthest into the future was the...
Greg Baum In a New York show in 2002, the suddenly late Robin Williams famously deconstructed golf. Here is a flavour; you will have to imagine the rat-a-tat delivery.
Greg Baum The AFL is neither applicant nor defendant in this Federal Court showdown, but it is present in nearly every conversation.
Greg Baum As hopefully few enough people in Melbourne have had to learn, the Federal Court building in Melbourne also houses the Family Court.
Greg Baum, Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane Carlton star Chris Judd has revealed he made up his mind “four or five months ago” that he would retire at the end of this season.
Greg Baum This was not the Dreamtime game. It was more important than that; it was the time to dream game.
Greg Baum Moeen Ali is England's latest cricket hero. You might even call him its great white hope, except that in this context, the term doubtlessly would give some offence.
Greg Baum, Larissa Nicholson The AFL has been accused of censorship for stepping in to ban a planned advertising campaign at the Adelaide Oval supporting Gaza.
Greg Baum This match had the quality of two teams clinging to the wreckage, knowing that it would only bear one of them.